Friday, January 15, 2016

Double Qantas A330-200's make 1st visit to Adelaide

(Qantas A330-200 VH-EBR arriving on Rwy.23 from Sydney as 'QF765') Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)

Qantas A330-200 VH-EBR arrived from Sydney at 18.25hrs as 'QF765'. The aircraft departed back to Sydney at 19.35hrs as 'QF774'. This was EBR's 1st visit to Adelaide as a Qantas A330, it made many visits to Adelaide yesars ago when VH-EBR was used on Qantas B747-200.

        (Qantas A330-200 VH-EBC arriving on Rwy.23 from Sydney as 'QF697') Photo by Stefan P                                                                               (Copyright 2016)

Qantas A330-200 VH-EBC arrived from Melbourne at 18.45hrs as 'QF696'. The aircraft departed back to Melbourne at 20.00hrs as 'QF697'. This was EBC's 1st visit to Adelaide operating with Qantas. It had previously visited on diversion to Adelaide as VH-EBC when it was operating for Jetstar on 15/6/07 and again on 27/1/08.

The purpose of the 2 A330's visit to Adelaide was to bring in extra cargo and supporters of the Santos Tour Down Under bike race.